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BACKGROUND Prior research suggested that energy balance and fat intake influence prostate cancer progression, but the influence of dietary carbohydrate on prostate cancer progression has not been well characterized. We hypothesized that hyperinsulinemia resulting from high intake of refined carbohydrates would lead to more rapid growth of tumors in the(More)
Delayed rupture of the spleen is a rare but serious complication of blunt abdominal trauma. A 47-year-old woman with a history of fractured pelvis from a motor vehicle accident 6 months earlier presented with evidence of a myocardial infarction. Subsequent streptokinase administration was complicated by splenic rupture, which was managed by evacuation of(More)
Importance of calmodulin and Ca2+ in membranes of erythrocytes and myocardium was studied in children with ectopic forms of cardiac arrhythmia--extrasystole, paroxysmal and nonparoxysmal tachycardia. Activation of lipid peroxidation and shifts in cytomembrane phospholipid spectrum were shown to be involved in impairments of calcium homeostasis regulation,(More)
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